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KBE presents 2021 Robinson Award to two Jefferson County educators

Teacher Kyri Demby and Jefferson County Public Schools board chair Diane Porter are the recipients of this year’s Robinson Award for Diversity and Equity in Public Education.

James Academy, a new girls’ STEAM school, does everything differently

The Grace M. James Academy for Excellence in Jefferson County is an Afrocentric, single-gender STEAM school designed to give middle school students from historically marginalized groups a different educational and social experience.

Kentucky teachers discuss KDE’s equity work, hear assessment and accountability updates

During a March 23 virtual meeting, members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Teachers Advisory Council met with department leadership to examine KDE’s ongoing equity initiatives.

Jefferson County teacher achieves National Board certification while reaching out to...

Alisa Keller was one of 82 educators recognized by the Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky National Board Certified Teachers Network for obtaining National Board certification during a Feb. 11 virtual ceremony.

Louisville-area students chosen as U.S. Senate Youth Program delegates

Shubh Gupta, a junior at duPont Manual High School (Jefferson County) and Alex Marion Young, a junior at Saint Xavier High School in Louisville, were selected to participate in the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) during the 59th annual USSYP Washington Week, to be held March 14-17.

KDE Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discusses virtual listening tour

Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) virtually reunited for a brief meeting to discuss Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass’ upcoming virtual listening tour.

Uncertainty still exists on state assessments, Kentucky school counselors told during...

The Kentucky Department of Education’s School Counselor Advisory Council met virtually Jan. 28 and was asked to continue planning to administer state assessments, though department staff still are monitoring the situation at the federal level.

Kentucky schools get awards for women’s computer science access

Twenty-two Kentucky schools are being recognized by the College Board for expanding young women’s access to computer science in 2020.

Four Kentucky students named finalists in national science contest

Four Kentucky students are among 300 semifinalists in the 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search, selected from 1,760 applicants across the nation and in 10 foreign countries.

Kentucky shines in Healthy Schools awards

Forty-one of 45 Kentucky schools recognized by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation are part of the Baptist Health School Wellness Initiative, offered by the Delta Rural Network Center at Baptist Health Madisonville.